This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: The student will hear the historical significance of The Deerslayer. The student will discuss with the teacher some of the background to the story.
1) 1. Hold a brief teacher-led discussion about the significance of The Deerslayer as the first totally American novel.
2. The teacher will also identify the time frame of the novel in the early days of the French and Indian War.
3. Give the students class time...
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